Staff and Volunteers

Joan Ascheim webBODJoan Ascheim, NHPHA Interim Executive Director holds a Master’s Degree in nursing from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgetown University and has practiced in public health for over thirty years. She served in a variety of public health leadership positions, including the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Chief, the Administrator for Family and Community Health Services, Chief for the Bureau of Policy and Performance Management, the Senior Deputy for the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services, and is a former President of NHPHA. Most recently prior to her position at NHPHA, she served as the Performance Improvement Manager for the Connecticut Department of Public Health where she was instrumental in assisting the department to achieve national accreditation.

Phone: 603-228-2983

Emily Resized

Emily Goulet is the Workforce Development Coordinator at NHPHA. Originally from the Concord, NH area, she graduated from St. Lawrence University, in Canton, NY. She was a double major in Music and Communications, and she has continued to pursue her interest in music through accompanying on the piano and teaching piano lessons. She is currently pursuing an MS in Global Studies and International Relations at Northeastern University. Emily is actively involved in the tourism industry in NH, and she is often exploring the NH outdoors, as well as other new places. She is enjoying her work with the Rising Stars initiative at NHPHA, as well as the exciting launch of the new NHPHA Public Health Mentoring Program.

Phone:  603-228-2983